# How do you solve #10=-2/3(4x+5)#?

##### 1 Answer

Working out shown in a lot of detail!

#### Explanation:

Given:

Multiply out the brackets giving:

The 'squiggly' brackets (braces) are only there to group parts to make understanding easier. They serve no other purpose

Add

Multiply both sides by

Divide both sides by 8, divide by 8 is the same as

So

Multiply both sides by (-1) giving